There are number of vacancies in Indian railways due to this purpose which can provide good employment to the people.Railways are yet to fill 2.1 lakh vacant posts, including 90,000 safety related vacancies, crucial for train operation. The safety – related posts include loco running staff, driver, station master, guard, technology supervisor, control and yard staff, signal inspector and maintenance employees.
The official said that in the last two years about 84,000 vacancies in various Group C and D in safety categories were filled up. In addition, more than 10,000 recruitments were done in Group C and D on compassionate ground. “During this financial year, we have proposed to fill up one lakh vacancies, the process for which has already been initiated,” he said. “As a special initiative for future vacancies likely to arise over a two year time-frame, fresh recruitment process has also been set in motion,” the official said.